16:52 GMT19 September 2020
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    A series of explosions at a trinitrotoluene (TNT) production workshop at the Kristall plant in the city of Dzerzhinsk occurred on Saturday, Nizhny Novgorod Region of Russia, a spokesperson for the emergency services revealed.

    Internet users have started to upload numerous videos of a blast that occurred in Russia's Nizhny Novgorod region. The videos feature a giant smoke cloud appearing after an explosion at the Kristall Explosives Plant. 

    According to the emergency services spokesman, the blast was caused by a breach of the technological process, there is still a risk of additional explosions. Four people have reportedly  been injured in the blast.

    There is still no information about the scale of the explosion or the damage caused.

    READ MORE: Blast Occurs at TNT Plant in Russia's Nizhny Novgorod Region (PHOTO, VIDEO)


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